Senita IPA - Half Acre Beer Company

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

43 Reviews
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Reviews: 43
Hads: 612
rAvg: 4.17
pDev: 1.68%
Wants: 45
Gots: 96 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
Half Acre Beer Company visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: MasterSki on 11-15-2013

Formerly Heyoka IPA

Senita is a western charged firecracker. We conjured the classics and then laid them on a bed of pale malt. This India Pale Ale shoots straight to the bitter edge before falling into a mellow haze. Deep gold and ready to travel into the distance.
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Reviews: 43 | Hads: 612
Reviews by RhyminBelmont:
Photo of RhyminBelmont
4.14/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

A- bright golden orange with the slightest haze. Off white head that starts nice and fluffy and fades over about ten minutes.

S- nice and fruity, some more grassy and piney lingering notes after a direct waft.

T- definitely the high point here. Super resiny, sticky hop bitterness follows a juicy, citrus front. very solid slightly bready malt to back.

M- lingering stickiness, light boozy warmth. Leaves a crisp fruity aftertaste, like citrus rind.

O- well balanced and very tasty. Solid offering from an excellent chicago brewery. I prefer most of their offerings to revolution. Put this by anicca and daisy cutter. (621 characters)

More User Reviews:
Photo of BeerAdvocate
4/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

From BeerAdvocate Magazine #87 (Apr 2014):

Grapefruit, Piquant

Semi-brutal hop bitterness is what we get as we are knocking this one back, it slowly subsides to more of a grassy grapefruity flavors that lingers. Stellar use of hops. An amazing American IPA and as robust as the hopping is it still ends up being pretty damn approachable.

STYLE: American IPA | ABV: 7.0% | AVAILABILITY: Year-round (400 characters)

Photo of Stevedore
4.06/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

16oz can. Served in a stemmed glass 12/22/2014.

A- Hazy, but not cloudy, copper-coloured body, two finger white head with nice retention and good longevity. Thick large bubbles make up the collar and a moderately sized film on the surface of the beer. Small islands of lacing.

S- As soon as the can got popped, I got strong citrus flavours. Not grapefruit, but more along the lines of tangerines. Also some oranges and pine. It's fairly impressive. Backed up by a moderately sweet pale malt- not grainy, but rather more of a honey biscuit sweetness.

F- Moderately strong citrus flavours, more of tangerines and orange zest, a bit of tropical fruits, backed up by honey, biscuits of the malt backbone. Mild-moderate citrus bitterness follows through, not particularly bitter.

M- Medium bodied, well-carbonated, nice slight fizziness to it. Slick initially with a moderately drying finish with traces of oranges.

O- A very solid, tasty IPA. Nice orange-forward flavours that gets away from the usual grapefruit+pine combination that's so popular these days.

Final score: 4.05 (1,080 characters)

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Senita IPA from Half Acre Beer Company
91 out of 100 based on 43 ratings.